Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares another $2.7M in gaming funds

The Saganing Eagles Landing Casino in Saganing, Michigan. Photo from Facebook

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe distributed more than $2. 7 million in gaming revenues with local governments and schools in Michigan this week.

Isabella County received $2,045,422.88 in a ceremony on Wednesday. Another $691,379.60 was distributed in Arenac County and northern Bay County this afternoon.

"I feel like one big family," Chief Steve Pego said on Wednesday.

The tribe operates two casinos -- Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino. Twice a year, 2 percent of Class III gaming revenues are distributed to the community.

Since 1994, the tribe has shared $229 million with Michigan, 9 and 10 News reported.

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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribes Donates To Local Government and Schools (9&10 News 5/28)
Tribe distributing close to $700,000 May 29 (The Arenac County Independent 5/27

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